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[Tomato Dirt #227] 6 Tips for Growing Healthy Tomatoes in Raised Garden Beds
April 15, 2021

Tomato Dirt Newsletter
Volume 11, Number 8

Dear Tomato Dirt reader,

Welcome back to Tomato Dirt! A couple times a month, we’ll send you this newsletter packed with tips about growing tomatoes and using them.

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FEATURE: 6 Tips for Growing Tomatoes In Raised Garden Beds

Raised garden beds are an excellent way to grow tomatoes. In raised beds, tomatoes are easier to manage than in a full garden since most raised beds are smaller than an entire plot.

That makes raised garden beds a perfect way for new gardeners to get started and a fun option to try when you’re gardening with kids.

Plus, raised beds can give you healthy crops and an outstanding yield.

Once you set up your beds, you can save time and work in preparing to plant during subsequent seasons. Instead of tilling the soil, you simply add organic matter and fertilizer. Plants get better drainage than most open garden plots which limits the spread of diseases.

Be aware of these special tips for growing tomatoes in raised garden beds so you can grow healthy crops and maximize your harvest year after year … and check out our Raised Garden Beds board on Pinterest for more raised bed gardening ideas.

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Get More Dirt on Raised Beds

Even if you don't have a lot of time for gardening, you can still have a productive vegetable garden, no matter the size.

How? Start with a raised bed. It's the shortcut to a plentiful harvest, even in the first year.

Our good friends at Gardener’s Supply have put together oodles of helpful information about growing tomatoes, edibles, and flowers in raised beds .

Here’s a quick start guide to raised bed gardening raised bed gardening.

You can also watch this quick video about how to put together raised beds and take a look at to decide what you’d like to grow.

And you can browse different kinds of raised beds and kits to choose one that’s best for you. Have fun!

Tomato Growing Tip: The Best Width for Raised Beds

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Get more tips for growing tomatoes on our Tomato Growing Tips Pinterest board.

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More About Raised Beds for Tomatoes

How to Choose Materials for Your Raised Bed : A PrimerStarting a Raised Bed: FAQs5 Tips for Preparing Raised Bed Soil for Planting TomatoesMore Ideas for Raised Beds for Tomatoes on Our Pinterest Board

That’s it for now. More next time.

Until then, happy gardening!

Kathy with Tomato Dirt
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